Long Island, NY - June 10, 2016 - Buses will replace trains on the Oyster Bay Branch on Saturday, June 18 from 12:39 a.m. until 8:52 p.m. and again on Sunday, June 19 from 12:39 a.m. until 12:52 p.m. to allow the Long Island Rail Road to carry out a track resurfacing project.
Buses Replace Trains on the Oyster Bay Branch Over Weekend of Saturday June 18 & Sunday, June 19 for Track ResurfacingBuses Replace Trains on the Oyster Bay Branch Over Weekend of Saturday June 18 & Sunday, June 19 for Track ResurfacingEastbound:
Customers will travel by train as far as Mineola then board buses for service to stations East Williston through Oyster Bay or travel by train as far as Locust Valley and there board vans for the final leg of the trip and Oyster Bay Station. The following regularly scheduled trains are cancelled:
- On Saturday, the 1:45 a.m. train from Jamaica is cancelled and replaced with alternate train service to Mineola, where customers will board buses to their station.
- On Saturday, the 8:52 a.m. through 11:47 p.m. trains from Jamaica terminate at Locust Valley.
- On Sunday only, the 1:45 a.m., 8:52 a.m. and 10:52 a.m. trains from Jamaica will terminate at Locust Valley. Customers using these affected trains will board vans to Oyster Bay.
Customers at stations Oyster Bay through East Williston will board buses or vans up to 64 minutes later than normal to travel to Mineola where they can resume their trip by train to points west or board a van at Oyster Bay for Locust Valley up to 15 minutes earlier than normal where train service will resume.
- On Saturday, the 6:19 a.m., 7:19 a.m. and 8:19 a.m. trains from Oyster Bay are cancelled and replaced with alternate bus service to Mineola, where train service resumes.
- On Saturday, the 10:19 a.m. through 10:19 p.m. trains from Oyster Bay will originate at Locust Valley. Customers will receive van service from Oyster Bay.
- On Sunday, the 6:19 a.m. through 12:19 p.m. trains will originate at Locust Valley. Customers will receive van service from Oyster Bay.
For More Information
Pick up a copy of the Special Oyster Bay Branch Timetable for Saturday, June 18 and Sunday, June 19 at LIRR terminals and Oyster Bay Branch stations or find it on the web. Customers may also call 511, the New York State Travel Information line for LIRR information.